Diverse Dealmakers’ Network

The Diverse DealMakers’ Network connects racially and ethnically diverse M&A professionals, including private equity investors, strategic buyers, PE-backed executives and company founders, investment bankers, lenders, accountants, attorneys and other transaction advisors, in a peer to peer environment to:

  • Exchange opportunities to work together on deals,
  • Compare notes about our industry and deal opportunities,
  • Build new business relationships or strengthen existing ones at social and content events and,
  • Access in-person and virtual panels, special speakers, roundtables, and other content-rich events related to diversity and inclusion issues, career development, and other pertinent topics
  • Enjoy being part of a growing community of peers.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Five Iron Golf Event: Wednesday, February 1, 2023 (5:30 - 7:30pm) 

Event Details:

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Five Iron Golf - Rittenhouse
2116 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

COST:
$65 

 

SAVE THE DATES: REGISTRATION OPENING SOON - Diverse DealMakers' Network Dinner Series (hosted by our committee members)

  1. February 28: 333 Belrose Restaurant, Radnor PA (hosted by Joan Hellmer, KPI Integrated Solutions & Tuan Nguyen, Rockefeller Family Office)
  2. March 8: Philadelphia Restaurant TBA (hosted by Chris Vining, LBC Credit Partners, Blessy Thomas, The Enterprise Center, and Ed Chan, 1315 Capital) 
  3. March 14: 333 Belrose Restaurant, Radnor PA  (hosted by Jonathan Chou, Eureka Equity Partners and Sean Tamba Matthew, Stevens & Lee / SES ESOP Strategies)

 

Join the Diverse Dealmakers' Network on LinkedIn

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LinkedIn

 

 

Diverse DealMakers' Committee

  • Jonathan Chou, Partner, Eureka Equity Partners, DEI Steering Liaison
  • Ed Chan, Partner, 1315 Capital
  • Joan De La Paz Hellmer, VP, Mergers & Acquisitions, KPI Integrated Solutions
  • Sean Tamba Matthew, Stevens & Lee/SES ESOP Strategies
  • Tuan Nguyen, Managing Director, Rockefeller Family Office
  • James Sanders, Senior Vice President, Univest Bank
  • Blessy Thomas, Project Director, The Enterprise Center
  • Tammy Williams, President & CEO, Envision2BeWell
  • Chris Vining, Associate, LBC Credit Partners

 

    WHO WILL YOU MEET?

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    DEI Reception2

    The Diverse DealMakers Network is open to both members and non-members who are racially and ethnically diverse participants who source, transact, advise on and close M&A deals in the Greater Philadelphia region. Click here to view a list of some of our members.

    Become a member of the ACG community and save, while gaining access to dozens of local ACG programs, conferences, curated meet-ups, and industry focused events as well as access to member-only events like the Private Equity Wine Tasting, New Year of New Deals Celebration and our annual golf outing.  Membership affords you access and discounts to the national network of 57 chapters.

    JOIN TODAY!

     

    ABOUT THE DEI INITIATIVE:

    ACG Philadelphia launched a DEI Initiative in 2020 – led by members of our organization - to formulate a mission, objectives and goals for our community relating to diversity, equity and inclusion.

    OUR MISSION:

    ACG will be a community where racially and ethnically diverse dealmakers and M&A professionals have equitable access to grow their networks, source deals and build successful careers.
     

    Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Steering Committee:

    • Leo Helmers, Co-Founder, Mereo Capital Partners (co-chair)
    • Steven Higgins, Managing Director, Delancey Street Partners, LLC (co-chair)
    • Jonathan Chou, Partner, Eureka Equity Partners
    • Kristy DelMuto, Vice President, Strategic Marketing, LLR Partners
    • Deborah Hong, Partner, Stradley Ronon
    • Satya Ponnuru, Partner, NewSpring Capital

     

    PAST EVENTS INCLUDE:

     

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    Capital Raising Roundtable

     

     

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    Diverse Dealmakers at Cradles to Crayons
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    Diverse Dealmakers at C2C
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    DEI at Cradles to Crayons
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    Diverse Dealmakers at C2C
       
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    DEI Dinner 11/2
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    DEI Dinner
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    DEI Dinner
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    DEI DINNER